Isaac Promise former Nigeria youth international has been committed to mother earth a few months after his sudden death on Thursday, January 9.
The 31-year-old was said to have suffered a heart failure before his eventual death in the United States on October 2, 2019.
Promise served his fatherland every time he got the opportunity and won 2008 Olympic silver medal with the Dream Team.
He also played a key role in the Flying Eagles team that won silver at the 2005 FIFA World Cup staged in the Netherlands after losing to Lionel Messi’s Argentina in the final.
However, his burial was surrounded by controversy as no member of the Nigeria Football Federation was available during the event.
Although they shared the news of his death on the FA’s official social media platforms, no one has however provided any valuable information as to why they missed the program.
Ex-Villarreal forward Ik Uche also felt so bad about the situation and added under the Instagram
comment: “Very sad .”
Africa Cup of Nations winning star Sunday Mba could only post crying emojis under the post, while random Instagram user snipes__papi said: “Useless NFF.”